Sports




Hahnville grad takes golf skills to college at ULL
April 25, 2007 at 12:18 pm
Congratulations to HHS Graduate Dustin Petit who recently signed a commitment with the University of Louisiana-Lafayette for a golf scholarship. Petit helped lead Hahnville High to the Class 5A State Title in the spring then went on to Meridian Community College to lead his team to the 2006 MACJC State/Region XXIII title and an eight-under par team score.

HHS girls golf team competes like pros at spring regional tourney
April 25, 2007 at 12:16 pm
The HHS Girls Golf Team competed in the Division I Region III golf tournament held at Colonial Golf & Country Club in Harahan on April 11. The team fared well placing 4th in the competition. Allie Petit placed 2nd with a score of 85. Teammate Elizabeth Suss was also named a tournament medalist with a score of 117.

Destrehan Wildcats beat Hahnville Tigers in a close one, 5-3
April 25, 2007 at 12:10 pm
There were two obstacles standing in the way of Destrehan taking the District 5-5A title, the first was defending champion Hahnville.

Kids all smiles during jam session with band
April 25, 2007 at 12:05 pm
By SHANNON MADDEN

LULING - On Wednesday, April 4, The Bucktown All-Stars, in their usual manner, rocked the house at the annual “Groovin’ with the Gators” concert at Lakewood Elementary School.

Send us your summer activities and we’ll list them in the Herald-Guide
April 25, 2007 at 12:04 pm
Before you know it, school will be over and parish neighborhoods will be filled with older kids riding their bikes, playing ball and hanging out with friends.

Are prepaid debit cards better than cash for teens?
April 25, 2007 at 12:01 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: When my teenager began shopping at the mall and going to dinner with friends, I was afraid she would lose the cash I gave her, or worse - have it stolen.

2007 Great Backyard Bird Count tracks birds and sets a new record 2007 Great Backyard Bird Count tracks birds and sets a new record
April 25, 2007 at 11:54 am
In just four days in February, participants in the Great Backyard Bird Count tallied more than 11 million birds across the United States and Canada - and Luling and Montz bird watchers tracked 23 species right here in St. Charles Parish.

Students across the state get chance to redesign their school
April 25, 2007 at 11:50 am
Students who think they have some great ideas for designing a 21st century school now have the opportunity to do just that - and win up to $10,000 in scholarship money at the same time!

DRUGS couldn’t defeat Jessie James Pullins, shown with Courtney Poulos of St. Borromeo Catholic Church. From cardboard box to the Marriott - INSPIRING STORY
April 25, 2007 at 11:45 am
As a crack-cocaine addict and homeless person, Jessie James Pullins faced obstacles that some said he couldn’t overcome.

PJ’s Catering owner Paul Beier and his son make crawfish beignets. Destrehan festival makes it official: Spring has ... SPRUNG!
April 25, 2007 at 11:39 am
Vendors from as far away as Mississippi showcased their products at the Destrehan Plantation Spring Arts and Crafts Festival on April 21st and 22nd.

R.K. Middle kids learn to put on REAL CIRCUS and YOU’RE invited to see them in ACTION! R.K. Middle kids learn to put on REAL CIRCUS and YOU’RE invited to see them in ACTION!
April 25, 2007 at 11:33 am
R.K. Middle School has been looking a lot like a circus lately, probably because students are performing in a circus - the Circus of the Kids.

Drag racing: new law will put hot rodders in jail for 180 days
April 25, 2007 at 11:29 am
A Louisiana state senator and the executive director of the state’s highway safety commission plan to launch an aggressive campaign to put an end to drag racing on public streets.

Surprise for Pope in Latin America: Catholics are ‘going Pentecostal’
April 25, 2007 at 11:24 am
What follows here is a thoughtful and fascinating overview of pentecostal history and politics in Latin America, one of three continents included in the The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life’s Spirit and Power, a global survey of pentecostal and charismatic Christians that was released just months ago.

How many Catholics does it take to outlaw partial-birth abortions?
April 25, 2007 at 11:22 am
BILL DONOHUE, president of the Catholic League, speaking about the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to ban partial-birth abortions:

Don’t drink insurance Kool-Aid
April 25, 2007 at 11:20 am
Last January, Florida enacted sweeping property insurance “reforms.” Unfortunately, those reforms will do little to increase coverage or, in the long run, decrease the cost of property insurance.

It’s good to see New Orleans EATERIES
April 25, 2007 at 11:18 am
It’s interesting to watch businesses re-open in New Orleans after suffering from the blitz of Hurricane Katrina. Such was the case when Camellia Grill welcomed customers a few days ago on Carrolton Avenue near its bend into St. Charles Avenue near the river.

Airline Highway canal still a danger
April 25, 2007 at 11:15 am
One danger spot has existed in St. Charles Parish for many years and nothing has been done to eliminate it. It is the deep roadside canal along Airline Highway in the vicinity of I-310 crossing.

Community values can stop another Va. Tech massacre
April 25, 2007 at 11:10 am
By JOHN WHITEHEAD
When I was a boy, like most children, I was into everything and everybody’s business.

Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
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Allie Stevens was a strange sight to see as he lugged a 400-pound rickshaw along Highway 90 through St. Charles Parish last week.